Looking to expand your knowledge related to accreditation, higher education, program management, or performance management? Every month, we will share a short list of articles or resources from around the web that may be interesting and valuable to NASPAA-accredited programs.
- JPAE Spring 2015 Symposium (excerpts): “Pedagogical Perspectives on Race, Class, and Gender in Community Development”, guest editor: Ashley E. Nickels
- “Teaching the Importance of Community Betterment to Public Managers: Community Development in NASPAA Member Programs”, William Hatcher, JPAE – Explore how NASPAA schools teach the management skills needed for improving communities and community development.
- “Are We Getting Them Out of the Country? The State of Study Abroad Opportunities Within NASPAA Member Programs”, Nadia Rubaii, Susan Appe, and Kerry Stamp, JPAE – The case for encouraging more of our American students to study abroad and an assessment of how well NASPAA programs are integrating the experience into their curricula.
- “Diversity in Master of Public Administration Programs at Minority-Serving Institutions”, Sarmistha R. Majumdar and Michael O. Adams, JPAE – Discover what diversity means and how it is implemented at institutions that many think of as diverse.
- “Recruitment Practices in the Malaysian Public Sector: Innovations or Political Responses?”, Kuan Heong Woo, JPAE – Examine the factors affecting recruitment and employment for the government of Malaysia.
- “Using Learning Analytics to Predict At-Risk Students in Online Graduate Public Affairs and Administration Education”, Jay Bainbridge, James Melitski, Anne Zahradnik, Eitel J. M. Lauría, Sandeep Jayaprakash, and Josh Baron, JPAE – Read about the predictors of academic failure in online programs and how to use them to improve retention.
- “Assessing the Value to Client Organizations of Student Practicum Projects”, Mary Sprague and Olivia Hu, JPAE – Learn how to improve the quality of your experiential learning projects by making them more valuable to the clients and organizations with whom your students work.
- “Public Administrators’ Understanding of External Financial Reporting: It Begins With Curriculum”, Tammy R. Waymire, Shannon N. Sohl, Brandy Howard, JPAE – Understand why the teaching of financial literacy should be an important skill in public administration programs.